Hirai Shoichi

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Name
Hirai Shoichi
Affiliation
Kansai University
Section
Faculty of Letters, Department of Art History and Aesthetics
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Kansai University)
Research funding number
30640255

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
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Today
Kansai University
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2018
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
 
Jul 2006
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Sep 2012
The National Art Center, Tokyo
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2006
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art
 
Apr 1998
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Mar 2002
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe
 
Apr 1997
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Mar 1998
Hyogo Prefectural Board of Education
 
Apr 1988
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Mar 1997
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe
 

Published Papers

 
Masanobu Masatoshi and Gutai
Shoichi Hirai
Exhibition Catalog "Masanobu Masatoshi: A Gutai Painter", Otani Memorial Art Museum,Nishinomiya City   28-32   Jun 2015
Gutai: A Utopia of the Modern Spirit
Shoichi Hirai
Exhibition Catalog "GUTAI: The Spirit of an Era", The National Art Center,Tokyo   9-14   Jul 2012
The Action Painting of Kazuo Shiraga
Shoichi Hirai
Exhbition Catalog "Kazuo Shiraga: Painting Born out of Fighting", Amagasaki Cultural Center   12-18   Apr 2009
Expression with the Body in Contemporary Chinese Art
Shoichi Hirai
Exhibition Catalog "Avant Garde China: 20 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art", The National Art Center,Tokyo   136-139   Aug 2008
Paris et l’art japonais depuis la guerre : Réflexions autour des tendances des années 1950
Shoichi Hirai
ExhibitionCatalog "Paris du monde entier. Artistes étrangers à Paris 1900-2005", The National Art Center,Tokyo   203-207   Feb 2007

Misc

 
Reversing painting, world and time
Shoichi Hirai
Exhibition Catalog "IMAI Norio origin of the blank", ART OFFICE OZASA INC.      Sep 2017   [Invited]
Motonaga Sadamasa's Paintings and 'Ma
Shoichi Hirai
Exhibition Catalog "SADAMASA MOTONAGA", Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery      Nov 2015

Books etc

 
Aya Seno, Sawako Fujimaki ed. Shiraga Kazuo: the Water Margin Hero series
Shoichi Hirai (Part:Joint Work, On Shiraga Kazuo's Water Margin Hero Series)
Live Art Books, Co., LTD.   Nov 2018   ISBN:978-4-909341-03-7
Anne Mosseri-Marlio ed. MINORU ONODA
Shoichi Hirai (Part:Joint Work, The Aesthetics of Minoru Onoda)
Scheidegger & Spiess   Oct 2018   ISBN:978-3-85881-821-8
Boris Vervoordt ed. Ryuji Tanaka
Shoichi Hirai (Part:Joint Work, The Assimilation of Japan and the West: The Artistic View of Ryuji Tanaka)
MER. Paper Kunsthalle   Jun 2016   ISBN:9789492321275
YOZO UKITA ART WORKS
Shoichi Hirai (Part:Joint Work, Boku as a "Mono" (I as a "Thing"))
Livre TOFUN   Jul 2015   
Luc Derycke, Jenke Van den Akkerveken ed. Tsuyoshi Maekawa
Shoichi Hirai (Part:Joint Work, The Quest for Pictorial Spaces: The Art of Tsuyoshi Maekawa)
MER.Paper Kunsthalle   Feb 2014   ISBN:9789491775413 9491775413
Ming Tiampo, Alexandra Munroe ed. Gutai: splendid playground
Shoichi Hirai (Part:Joint Work, "Prewar Kansai Cosmopolitanism and Postwar Gutai")
Guggenheim, N.Y.   Feb 2013   ISBN:9780892074891
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles ed. Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962
Shoichi Hirai (Part:Joint Work, "Gutai and Its Internationalism")
Skira Rizzoli Publications   Oct 2012   ISBN:978-0-8478-3930-8
Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano ed. Gutai : dipingere con il tempo e lo spazio
Shoichi Hirai (Part:Joint Work, ”La rivista “Gutai"")
Silvana Editoriale   Oct 2010   ISBN:9788836618156 8836618154
Gutai, Facsimile Edition
Shoichi Hirai (Part:Joint Work, The Gutai Art Association and the Gutai bulletin)
Geika Shoin   Jan 2010   ISBN:9784990405533
What's GUTAI?
Shoichi Hirai
Bijutsu Shuppansha   2004   ISBN:4568201772

Conference Activities & Talks

 
A Closer Look into Asian Abstract Art [Invited]
David Joselit, Emerson Wang, Shoichi Hirai, Moderator:Jung Ah Woo
Gallery Weekend Korea 2017   24 Sep 2017   Korea Art Management Service
What's GUTAI [Invited]
Hirai Shoichi
Curator Talk   13 Mar 2016   Ayala Museum
From Hanshinkan Modernism to the stage [Invited]
Hirai Shoichi
Gutai Workshop   4 Nov 2011   Guggenheim Museum, Harvard University

Works

 
Exhibition "Shiraga Kazuo: the Water Margin Hero series", Amagasaki Cultural Center
Nov 2018
Exhibition "A Feverish Era: Art Informel and the Expansion of Japanese Artistic Expression", The National Museum of Modern Art,Kyoto & BOZAR, Brussels
Jul 2016
Exhibition "YOSHIDA Minoru: Paintings 1964-1967", The National Museum of Modern Art,Kyoto
Jul 2014
Exhibition "GUTAI: The Spirit of an Era", The National Art Center,Tokyo
Jul 2012
Exhibition "Avant-garde China : Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art", The National Art Center,Tokyo etc.
Aug 2009